July 25, 2005

nsupdate Bad for Embedded Applications

Last month, I switched my network gateway from a cast-off PC running Linux to a Linksys WRT54G router—also running Linux. Yes, these devices actually run Linux. I'm using the OpenWRT... (read more)

Posted by chip at 11:46 PM to: Linux, Technology
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July 13, 2005

Configuring Alps Touchpad under Ubuntu Linux

The Alps Glidepoint touchpad on hepcat, my Dell Inspiron 600m laptop, worked as a basic two-button mouse under Ubuntu Linux. It even recognized touchpad taps, which is better than I... (read more)

Posted by chip at 10:39 PM to: Linux
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July 11, 2005

A Week of Ubuntu Linux

For about a week, I've been running Ubuntu Linux on both my workstation and my laptop. The good news is the systems have been totally stable. The bad news is... (read more)

Posted by chip at 12:58 AM to: Linux
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July 07, 2005

Back to Work

My contract at a large enterprise software company concluded at the end of May. I was going to take the month of June to catch up on projects, and then... (read more)

Posted by chip at 07:57 PM to: My Happy Life
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July 03, 2005

Ubuntu on Workstation: What the Doctor Ordered

The plan was to run Ubuntu Linux on my laptop for a week or two, give it a good test drive, and verify its stability before converting chinacat, my main... (read more)

Posted by chip at 11:58 AM to: Linux
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